Headshot of La Cieca

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  • Feldmarschallin: Well the top is completely gone and I also hate his personality on stage. Ist mir so was von... 9:00 AM
  • Donna Anna: This opera has even more painful resonance after the latest hostilities in Gaza. The ugly... 8:36 AM
  • 98rsd: You’re being painfully literal. I mean that it’s a term that’s often used to make a... 7:58 AM
  • ML: He was good on Sunday. Can you describe exactly what it is you dislike in him? I don’t enjoy his... 7:41 AM
  • Baltsamic Vinaigrette: DSS, it is one thing not to ‘get’ something that you sampled in the first... 7:34 AM
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  • ML: I’m jealous. Barenboim seems to be on an Elgar kick. I saw a new Elgar 2 from him on disc the other... 6:51 AM
  • Regina delle fate: We can’t escape it over here! But Barenboim and Rattle have been championing it in... 5:25 AM
  • ML: I’d love to hear Gerontius with anyone. It seems to be forgotten. 5:20 AM
  • Regina delle fate: To which you can add, Wozzeck, Lulu (three-act version), Betrothal in a Monastary, The... 5:18 AM

Zukunftsmiausik

Leave it to a cat to transform a Wagner festival into the Jellicle Ball. Yes, that’s right, Our Own operacat (pictured, center)  squeaked to a narrow victory in the Bicentenarian competition, following several ballots and good deal of horse-trading among La Cieca’s blue-ribbon panel.

It was the casting of Nathan Gunn as Beckmesser that put operacat over the top, frankly: exactly the tone of plausible absurdity that tickled the panel’s fancy. Congratulations, o feline one: the Wagner: Complete Operas (Limited Edition) will be winging its way to you shortly.

As anyone who watched the recent Golden Globes can attest, Jodie Foster is barking mad being nominated is in itself an honor. And so, presenting our four runners-up, each of whom will receive the consolation prize of an Amazon Gift Card.

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